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Lydia Ko gets tweet from Lorde congratulating her on becoming world No. 1

Lydia Ko and Lorde
Lydia Ko and her new Twitter buddy Lorde have a lot in common.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 6:21 p.m.

TaylorMade sponsors NHRA Funny Car at Winternationals

TaylorMade NHRA Funny Car drag racer
Courtesy of Chad Head Racing
The Toyota Camry driven by Chad Head in the NHRA Winternationals will be festooned from bumper to bumper with TaylorMade logos and colors.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 3:37 p.m.

An ace on a par 4 out of the bunker? It happened!

Richard Green albatross
PGA Tour of Australasia via YouTube
Richard Green retrieved his ball Wednesday after it took one of the most unlikely paths ever from tee to the bottom of the cup.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 | 1:25 p.m.

Pro tour players react to the Super Bowl on social media

Jason Dufner at the Super Bowl
Jason Dufner via Twitter
Jason Dufner had a bird's eye view of Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Sunday, February 01, 2015 | 8:28 p.m.

Place your bets on golf and the Super Bowl

Rickie Fowler
USA Today Sports Images
Want to wager on Rickie Fowler and the Super Bowl in the same bet? You can in Las Vegas this weekend.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 11:50 p.m.

Keegan Bradley's switch to regulation-length putter going well

Keegan Bradley at the Waste Management Phoenix Open
USA Today Sports Images
Keegan Bradley is using a regulation-length Odyssey Versa 90 Sabertooth putter in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, January 30, 2015 | 9:58 p.m.

Bubba Watson nearly aces par-4 17th hole at Phoenix Open

Bubba Watson
PGA Tour via YouTube
The flag was 342 yards away on the par-4 17th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and Bubba Watson hit his drive just a little too far.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 9:26 p.m.

Golf transforms life of autistic five-year-old boy

Maverick Steiner
WTSP-TV
Despite dealing with autism and Congenital Bone Marrow Transplant Syndrome, Maverick Steiner has become an enthusiastic golfer.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 4:13 p.m.

Nike Golf's new Tiger Woods golf shoe is stronger and more flexible

Nike Golf TW'15 golf shoes
Courtesy of Nike Golf
The TW'15 is the first golf shoe to feature the Flyweave technology that Nike implemented in its basketball shoes last year.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 7:09 p.m.

Martin Kaymer glad his shocking loss in Abu Dhabi happened really

Martin Kaymer
Associated Press
Martin Kaymer could only hang his head after losing a 10-shot lead in Abu Dhabi, but since then he has managed to turn that shocking loss into a positive.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 5:40 p.m.

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